Hi, the sound on my computer isnt working. i have sigmatel sounds
driver and the sigmatel high definition audio codec is not working.
when i click update from sounds section of control panel, it says it
cannot find staco.dll i have a dell inspiron 6400 running windows xp.
please help me! p.s. it is not a notebook but this is the only inspiron i could find in product section. it is a normal laptop computer.
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I'm confused. A Codec is used in an audio player like Media Player 11. If your computer has no sound when it comes on then you need a driver. I looked up your model and found a Realtek driver speciafically for your machine. You can download this at: http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/swu-list.pl?mdl=VGNS460. If you need an Audio CODEC for your media player I would suggest downloading PowerDVD from download.com to insure that your system sound is working correctly then you can use the Microsoft CODEC installation package to determine the real missing CODEC.
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You may have to install or update drivers Most of the
drivers/software I get are from a web site driverguide.com you need to fill out
a free registration then search for the driver you need download it in a format
you can use install it and then most times reboot the computer
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ah, try the FN key and holding i down then quickly pressing the end key without releasing fn, then release them.
i have an inspiron laptop computer too just an older version so this might not work, if it doesnt go to control panel, sounds,audio and etc. then go to "Adjust System volume" or one of the other ones under "Sound" which are already up when you click onto that